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The monthly illustrated talks are normally held in the Wesley Hall at the Methodist Church in King Street (opposite the back of the Minster) and begin at 10:30. Teas and coﬀees are available from the counter on the ground floor from 10:00. Cost is £2 for members and £3 for non-
Our organiser had lined up an excellent choice of talks for the autumn term but he hopes to come back in the Spring and these are a taster of what he plans.
“The Great American Songbook?” a talk by Roger Browne. Roger has an encyclopaedic knowledge of 20th Century popular music, including jazz, musical theatre and classic songs of the period.
“40 Below”, a talk by Mike Hood, who is a member of Wimborne U3A. He talks about his experience at the Antarctic Research Station and being cooped up for 50 weeks a year with a few work colleagues in quite unbelievable weather conditions, hence the title of his talk.
“The Battle of the Somme”, a talk by James Power, who is also a member of our U3A. This was the seminal battle of WW1 for the British army, which touched most households and James will look at some of the myths and truths.